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World Premiere of Ang Lee's BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK at 54th New York Film FestivalWorld Premiere of Ang Lee's BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK at 54th New York Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Ang Lee's highly anticipated Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as a Special World Premiere Presentation of the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 - October 16) on Friday, October 14, at AMC Lincoln Square. (more...)

Get in Line! Box Office Opens Friday for OH, HELLO on BroadwayGet in Line! Box Office Opens Friday for OH, HELLO on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Get in line! The Lyceum Theatre box office (149 West 45th Street) opens this Friday, August 26th at 10am for tickets to OH, HELLO on BROADWAY. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch New Teaser Trailer for Musical Film LA LA LAND, with Emma Stone & Ryan GoslingVIDEO: Watch New Teaser Trailer for Musical Film LA LA LAND, with Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams. (more...)

Ang Lee's BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK Set for Special World Premiere Presentation at NYFF54Ang Lee's BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK Set for Special World Premiere Presentation at NYFF54
by Movies News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces Ang Lee's highly anticipated BILLY LYNN'S LONG HALFTIME WALK as a Special World Premiere Presentation of the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 – October 16) on Friday, October 14, at AMC Lincoln Square. (more...)

BWW Interview: Emmy Nominated Production Designer David Korins Talks GREASE LIVE!BWW Interview: Emmy Nominated Production Designer David Korins Talks GREASE LIVE!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 22, 2016

Today, production designer David Korins speaks exclusively with BWW about the challenges and triumphs of re-creating the 1950's for a live television audience. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda & Alan Menken to Co-Write Music for Live Action LITTLE MERMAID for DisneyLin-Manuel Miranda & Alan Menken to Co-Write Music for Live Action LITTLE MERMAID for Disney
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 16, 2016

Multi-Tony Award winning composer Lin-Manuel Miranda will team with multi-Oscar winning composer Alan Menken for Disney's live-action THE LITTLE MERMAID. (more...)

It's Still the Word- The 10-Time Emmy Nominated Team of GREASE: LIVE Reveals Behind the Scenes Secrets!It's Still the Word- The 10-Time Emmy Nominated Team of GREASE: LIVE Reveals Behind the Scenes Secrets!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

FOX's live broadcast of GREASE: LIVE made TV history this year by collecting a total of 10 Emmy nominations- the most nominations ever received for a live musical. With the Emmys approaching next month, Lin-Manuel Miranda just hosted a special panel to celebrate the show, featuring Thomas Kail (director), Alex Rudzinski (director), William Ivey Long (costumes), Bernie Telsey (casting), and Aaron Tveit (Danny Zuko). (more...)

WICKED's Elphie Award Honors Those Who Defy Gravity For GoodWICKED's Elphie Award Honors Those Who Defy Gravity For Good
by Michael Dale - Aug 12, 2016

Honorees include a man who volunteers to transport disabled people in Nairobi and a 16-year-old who invented a new way to preserve water in drought-stricken South Africa. (more...)

WICKED Announces Lottery for $25 Seats at the Ohio TheatreWICKED Announces Lottery for $25 Seats at the Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to the Ohio Theatre with performances from August 17-September 4. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 8/9/2016 - New Principal at SCHOOL OF ROCK, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA Opens and More!Broadway AM Report, 8/9/2016 - New Principal at SCHOOL OF ROCK, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 9, 2016

Today's big news: Samuel French kicks off its 2016 OOB Short Play Festival, Jenn Gambatese joins SCHOOL OF ROCK, and TROILUS AND CRESSIDA opens at Shakespeare in the Park! (more...)

Broadway Producer Marc Platt Inks First-Look Deal with FOX TelevisionBroadway Producer Marc Platt Inks First-Look Deal with FOX Television
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Marc Platt, who recently produced the critical and ratings smash GREASE: LIVE, as well as the Academy Award-nominated "Bridge of Spies" and the Broadway blockbuster "Wicked" - which will soon be made into a feature film - has signed a first-look deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: The WICKED Good Pairing of Kristin Chenoweth and Idina MenzelFLASH FRIDAY: The WICKED Good Pairing of Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel
by Michael Dale - Aug 5, 2016

In 2003, both of WICKED's leading ladies seemed just one great vehicle away from achieving major Broadway stardom. (more...)

Breaking News: Meryl Streep in Talks to Join Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNSBreaking News: Meryl Streep in Talks to Join Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

According to Variety, Oscar-winner Meryl Streep is in talks to join Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt in the upcoming MARY POPPINS RETURNS coming from Disney in 2018. According to the publication, 'Streep is said to play the role of Poppins' cousin, Topsy, a supporting role that wasn't in the 1964 classic. Streep would also sing for the part, much like she did in "Into the Woods," which earned her a record 19th Oscar nomination.' (more...)


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Michael Campayno to Make Broadway Debut as 'Fiyero' in WICKEDMichael Campayno to Make Broadway Debut as 'Fiyero' in WICKED
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Beginning Monday, August 1, MICHAEL CAMPAYNO will assume the role of Fiyero in the Broadway company of WICKED. He will be making his Broadway debut with this production. (more...)

VISA Cardholders Get First Dibs on Tickets to WICKED in Manila, Today Thru 8/25VISA Cardholders Get First Dibs on Tickets to WICKED in Manila, Today Thru 8/25
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 24, 2016

From 10 a.m. today, July 25, until Thursday, August 25, VISA Credit, Debit, and Prepaid cardholders can purchase the first batch of tickets with 10 percent off to the UK and international tour of the dazzling, smash-hit musical WICKED, which opens at the Theatre at Solaire (1 Aseana Avenue, Solaire Resort and Casino, Paranaque City) on Thursday, February 2, 2017. Buy tickets (starting at P1,700) via TicketWorld.com.ph. (more...)

BWW NEWS:  2016 HELPMANN AWARDSBWW NEWS: 2016 HELPMANN AWARDS
by Jade Kops - Jul 24, 2016

*Please Refresh Browser To Stay Updated* BWW Sydney will be attending the 16th Annual HELPMAN AWARDS being presented by Live Performance Australia (LPA) at Sydney Lyric Theatre on Monday 25th July. *Please Refresh Browser To Stay Updated* (more...)

Breaking News: Stephen Schwartz Reveals WICKED Movie Details, New Songs!Breaking News: Stephen Schwartz Reveals WICKED Movie Details, New Songs!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

WICKED composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz made his first appearance at San Diego Comic-Con this year, at CW3PR's 8th Annual Behind the Music Panel, where he announced the first details of the Universal Studios Wicked movie. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 7/12/2016 - 7/19/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 7/12/2016 - 7/19/2016
by - Jul 19, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 7/12/2016 - 7/19/2016. (more...)

VIDEO: Emily Blunt in New Trailer for Thriller GIRL ON THE TRAINVIDEO: Emily Blunt in New Trailer for Thriller GIRL ON THE TRAIN
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Emily Blunt stars in the upcoming thriller THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, hitting theaters on October 7th. Check out the trailer below and new poster art at left! (more...)

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